Dustin Poirier believes Eddie Alvarez is final hurdle before UFC title shot

It’s been more than three years since Dustin Poirier elected to move up in weight to the UFC’s loaded 155-pound division. Since that move in April 2015, Poirier’s record is 7-1, with five finishes. When he takes on former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at a UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Calgary, Alberta, it […]

Ryan Bader and Fedor Emelianenko are betting favorites in grand prix

Ryan Bader and Fedor Emelianenko are betting favorites in grand prix

Ryan Bader def. Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 199: Best photos view 6 images Ryan Bader and Fedor Emelianenko will meet in the Bellator heavyweight grand prix final – according to the current odds, anyway. Bellator officials recently announced the dates and locations for the two semifinal-round bouts, which take place on back-to-back nights in October. […]

How to watch or listen to Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

12:40 PM ET ESPN.com Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Monday marks another star-studded edition of ESPN’s newest podcast — Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. Nick Newell, one of the top prospects in mixed martial arts, was born with only one hand. On Tuesday he’ll fight for a potential UFC contract and a chance to […]

Marc Diakiese aims to redirect his career onto winning path

Marc Diakiese will be looking to push the pace and promises a finish as he tries to get back on track Sunday in the UFC’s return to Germany. The British lightweight hasn’t had the best year, having suffered the first two career losses, which came back to back against Drakkar Klose and Dan Hooker. However, […]

The other side of MMA fighter Bi Nguyen

The other side of MMA fighter Bi Nguyen

By Audrey Cleo Yap | Jul 13, 2018Special to espnW.com Courtesy of Bi Nguyen MMA fighter Bi Nguyen. In 2012, Bi Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American MMA fighter was about to step into her first amateur fight and could hear the crowd vibrating around her. “I was walking out. I don’t even know where these fans came […]

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